2022 Vermont Group Tour Manual

35 | Vermont Tourism Network 1005 Hildene Rd., Manchester Eileen Laverty 802-367-7962 | eileen@hildene.org | hildene.org Group Policy and Rates: $18 per person for groups of 20 or more. Tour leader and driver are complimentary. For groups of 10-20 persons, please contact tours@hildene.org for additional pricing and options. 350 Linden St., Brattleboro Lindsay Fahey 802-490-2270 | lfahey@retreatfarm.org | retreatfarm.org Group Policy and Rates: Dedicated motorcoach parking. Contact us for special event dates, hands-on workshops, and arrangements. Retreat Farm is also home of the nine-mile Retreat Trails network and Meadows waterway which offers yearround outdoor recreation. Be sure to visit popular Grafton Village Cheese which is located next door. _JfilJener he Lincoln Fami ly Home Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, Manchester Tour the homewhere three generationsof Lincolns lived. It was bu ilt by presidential son, Robert Lincoln in 1905, during his tenure as president of the Pullman Car Co., the world's largest manufacturing company at that time. Guests experience the 412acre estate's WelcomeCenter; The Museum Store; homeand gardens; Lincoln exhibit , includingone of Abe's iconic stovepipe hats; 1903 Pullman car, Sunbeam, "Many Voices" exhibit (a site on the Vermont African American Her itage Trail); goat dairy and cheese-making facility. The sustainableagriculture project in the Dene features a new multi-use greenhouse designed for teachingand supporting the Dene Farm operation. It also includes: a variety of farm animals; pollinator and Bobolink sanctuaries; a wetland observation deck, 600' floating boardwalk; and miles of scenicwalking trails. Exciting things happen when a historicsite with deep roots in t he past commits to putting new roots, literally and figuratively, in the good earth for the future. Retreat Farm, Brattleboro 0 Since 1837, the waters, fields, and restorative qualitiesofRetreat Farm have been a source of restoration, knowledge, recreation, and innovation. The scenic Farm is located in the heart ot Brattleboroand is a principal gatewayto t heGreen Mountain. Retreat Farm isworking to revitalize the Farm, restore its forests, soils, waters, and historicstructures, and establish community-advancingprograms.Spend time holdinga baby chick, scratchingapiglet , ormarvel at the gent lenat ure of Carlos the one-tonOx. Groups can enjoy the Farm & Forest and the FarmShop & Learning Center: Retreat Farm also hosts outdoor events including Farm to Ballet, aweekly FoodTruck Roundup in t he summer, and dozens of concerts, festivals, and hands-onworkshops. 0